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43. murales in valparaíso / november 2016

43. murales in valparaíso / november 2016

seit 2003 ist die hafenstadt valparaíso unesco weltkulturerbe. die 1542 gegründete stadt war bis zur eröffnung des panamakanals der wichtigste hafen in chile. uns haben besonders die vielen schönen, teils zum museum erklärten, gemalten und gesprayten wandbilder...
The Big Turn Around

The Big Turn Around

Flexibility… the key to overlanding! Way back in May we left Chile into Bolivia, then on to Brazil, back to Bolivia, then to Peru. Now here we are in Ecuador and we’re making a big turn-around, heading some 3,000 km back southwards. It’s not the most logical of...
How we Crossed a Border with no Border Crossing

How we Crossed a Border with no Border Crossing

In this post you’ll learn how we wanted to get away from altitude and ended up much higher than we have ever been before. Along the way we crossed a border without border crossing facilities, dealt with some awful road conditions, drove some surprisingly good...
Chile – on the way south

Chile – on the way south

Puerto Natales [[We’ve been very busy travelling in Perú, so there was a bit of a delay with the blog. We’ll try to get back to it now, so don’t forget to subscribe ;)///We’ve been very busy travelling in Perú, so there was a bit of a delay...
bolivien: cochabamba / august 2016

bolivien: cochabamba / august 2016

cochabamba bietet kaum klassische sehenswürdigkeiten und wir hätten die stadt fast ausgelassen, wenn nicht wolfgangs hörgeräte defekt gewesen wären und cochabamba die einzige stadt in bolivien ist, wo sie repariert werden können. dann gefiel uns die stadt so gut, dass...
Overlanding: the New Low-Impact Way to Travel

Overlanding: the New Low-Impact Way to Travel

Overlanding is a low-impact way to travel! Here high-rise and low-rise holiday accommodation line a beautiful bay in Chile. On the other hand we as overlanders only occupy an empty parking lot. Actually, overlanding is not really a ‘new’ way to travel;...
Torres del Paine II

Torres del Paine II

[[After an amazing hike to Tres Torres we decided to take it slow and visit less touristy places. On our way to Laguna Azul we saw a lot of guanacos (type of camelid). They are shy and together with vicuñas they have not been domesticated. Domesticated friends are...

Carretera Austral, Chile

After grubbing up in the wilderness for three days we booted south to Puerto Varas for a much-needed shower and laundry stint.  We parked at the Compas Del Sur Hostel and took advantage of their hot showers, warm wood-fired indoor living space (couches!), and the...